Tag: Profiles

Gerry Kowalski

Staying Present, Maintaining Balance

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Gene Steele Pemberville, Ohio  When you live by yourself, you develop habits and living styles that don't align with the Ozzie & Harriet's. And so it came to be that my house did not...

Living Life to the Fullest: Toledo Chief of Staff Katy Crosby shares her passions and goals

(l-r) Katie Crosby and her sisters Candi Johnson and MeChele Frierson Katy Crosby has been Toledo’s Chief of Staff for the last two and a half years, where she works with the departments...

Determination equals success for Ron Hemelgarn

Ron Hemelgarn first began making waves in auto racing in 1977, although he had operated Toledo’s Super Fitness centers since 1972. By 1977 he had bought a few health clubs in the...

Gardening Gurus

Alison and Jim Graff share their bountiful harvest Alison Graff explains that her husband, Jim, has been a gardener since he began to walk, while she grew to appreciate the charm of flower...

Vallie Bowman-English

Hundreds of Toledoans see Vallie Bowman-English’s name every day, but few of them know who she is, or the good work that she’s done for the Toledo Municipal Court.

King Fred: Still Blazing Trails At 85

Known as a man who chases his goals, Sylvania’s Fred King has over 100 running races under his belt. The most recent race came as a total surprise to him. “My face...

Roberta de Boer Durham Works To Help Former Foster Kids

Today, her time as a journalist behind her, de Boer Durham is working to bring the same comfort and guidance to those who may otherwise be left behind.

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Reader’s Choice 2021

Who gets your vote for our Readers Choice Awards? Your opinion counts. Please take time to tell us who should receive this coveted recognition. Rules ...

Good things to do for Others

Tape a couple of dollar bills to a vending machine Buy a meal for a stranger at a restaurant. Let the person inline behind you go...

Know a caregiver that deserves pampering?

Nominate your candidate to win prizes from local businesses by Caregivers360, a local nonprofit organization that recognizes caregivers having “the passion to help those...